2006 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Historic Resources

Item 370

Item 370

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Historic and Commemorative Attraction Management (50200)$4,259,164$4,110,480
Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation (50204)FY2007 $64,140FY2008 $64,140
Historic Resource Management (50205)FY2007 $4,195,024FY2008 $4,046,340
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $2,852,299FY2008 $2,703,615
SpecialFY2007 $571,869FY2008 $571,869
Commonwealth TransportationFY2007 $100,000FY2008 $100,000
Federal TrustFY2007 $734,996FY2008 $734,996

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 22 and 23, Code of Virginia.

A. General fund appropriations for historic and commemorative attractions not identified in § 10.1-2211 or § 10.1-2211.1, Code of Virginia, shall be matched by local or private sources, either in cash or in-kind, in amounts at least equal to the appropriation and which are deemed to be acceptable to the Department.

B. In emergency situations which shall be defined as those posing a threat to life, safety or property, § 10.1-2213, Code of Virginia, shall not apply.

C. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation shall be paid from the general fund grants to the following organization for the purposes prescribed in § 10.1-2211, Code of Virginia:




United Daughters of the Confederacy



Notwithstanding the cited Code section, the United Daughters of the Confederacy shall make disbursements to the treasurers of Confederate memorial associations and chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the purposes stated in that section. By November 1 of each year, the United Daughters of the Confederacy shall submit to the Director of the Department of Historic Resources a report documenting the disbursement of these funds for their specified purpose.

D. Any June 30, 2007 and June 30, 2008 unexpended balances for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation grants and for the Survey and Planning Cost Share Program within Historic Resource Management are hereby reappropriated if the following conditions are met:

1. The organization awarded the grant shall have obtained the required matching funds.

2. The organization shall have a written plan to complete the project within one more year, in accordance with policy established by the Department of Historic Resources, and the plan shall have been approved by the Department.

3. The unexpended balances for a grant shall be reappropriated once only, unless the General Assembly authorizes an additional reappropriation.

E. Included in this appropriation is $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year in nongeneral funds from the Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund to support the Department of Historic Resources' required reviews of transportation projects.

F. The Department of Historic Resources is authorized to accept a devise of certain real property under the will of Elizabeth Rust Williams known as Clermont Farm located on Route 7 east of the town of Berryville in Clarke County. If, after due consideration of options, the department determines that the property should be sold or leased to a different public or private entity, and notwithstanding the provisions of § 2.2-1156, Code of Virginia, the department is further authorized to sell or lease such property, provided such sale or lease is not in conflict with the terms of the will.  The proceeds of any such sale or lease shall be deposited to the Historic Resources Fund established under § 10.1-2202.1, Code of Virginia.

G. Notwithstanding the requirements of § 10.1-2213.1, Code of Virginia, $172,271 in the first year and $172,271 in the second year from the general fund is provided as a matching grant for charitable contributions received by the Montpelier Foundation on or after July 1, 2003, that were actually spent in the material restoration of Montpelier between July 1, 2003, and December 31, 2004.

H. Out of the amounts for Historic Resource Management shall be provided $150,000 in the first year from the general fund for Weston Manor.